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Hakioawa - Heiau, 2012

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Perhaps related to this or nearby structures: " ... Thus 'Ai'ai performed his good work in establishing kū'ula and ko'a all around the island of Maui. He is also said to have visited Kaho'olawe and established a kū'ula at Hakioawa ... though it differs from the others in being built on a high bluff overlooking the sea, somewhat like a temple; its stones are in the form of a square, with a space in the middle where the fishermen of Kaho'olawe laid their first fish caught ... 'Awa and kapa were also placed there as offerings to the fishing 'aumakua." - from a translated mo'olelo in Hawaiian Fishing Legends, ed by Dennis Kawaharada, p. 19.